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Anna R. Holocaust testimony (HVT-4101) interviewed by Dori Laub and Ulrich Baer

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-4101

Videotape testimony of Anna R., a non-Jew, who was born in Passau, Germany in 1960. Ms. A. recounts not learning about World War II; winning an essay contest which required research on local war history; learning of the Nazi past and the existence of a camp in Passau; being sued for libel as a result of her research; assistance from a supreme court judge who later wrote the preface to her book; settling the suit upon his advice; local people openly admitting their Nazi pasts; local hostility; protesting large neo-Nazi meetings (David Irving was a featured speaker although it was illegal for him to be in Germany), display of the swastika, and singing of Nazi songs; calling in the international press; her parents' support despite their political conservatism; and leaving Germany. She discusses her appearance on "60 Minutes" and a film based on her experiences ("The Nasty Girl").

Author/Creator
R., Anna, 1960-
Published
New Haven, Conn. : Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, 2001
Interview Date
January 25, 2001.
Language
English
Copies
3 copies: Betacam SP master; 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Anna R. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-4101). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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View in Yale University Library Catalog: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/4789956
Record last modified: 2011-05-05 16:25:00
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